It is nice when I have the house to myself and I no longer have to go to a place where I am employed. Retirement has many blessings if you prepare for it. It also can be too quiet. There is nothing to watch on television worthwhile these days, so my husband and I enjoy…… Continue reading What’s Next on My Empty Agenda?
If I don’t take time to make the phone call, I won’t engage in the conversation I need. If I don’t walk over to open the mailbox, I can’t gather what is in it for me. Maybe that card or letter, unexpected but longed for. If I don’t cook the meal, make the sandwich, or…… Continue reading Receive is an Action Word
Maybe There is Something Good About This Things seem dismal and grey, especially if you live in Minnesota, this time of year.The house seems a little chilly, but I could turn up the thermostat.Sometimes we can do something about our circumstances, but just choose not to.I brush my teeth without turning on the light….what’s the…… Continue reading Some Good Things
All my life I have been called direct, which can come across as being harsh or rude. I am trying to be more patient, peaceful, quieter in my spoken word. I catch myself covering my mouth and walking away at least in apologetic reform when I catch things in time. Learning….growing…never ends even when you…… Continue reading Someone Better Tell Them
Before I lay down my head…should I start a sentence with “before”?I never took a writing class but some rules I vaguely remember.I just feel like emptying my head before going to bed to think of other things. I just feel I want to leave you with something.Something I am not even sure will be…… Continue reading Finding My Forgotten Thoughts of Thankfulness